Mahesh Babu's mother Indira Devi passed away early morning today. She was 70
Last Updated: 12.25 PM, Sep 28, 2022
Tollywood Superstar Mahesh Babu's mother Indira Devi is no more. The septuagenarian, who has been battling ill health for a while now, breathed her last in the wee hours of Wednesday morning. She was 70. She is survived by her husband, veteran actor Krishna, son Mahesh Babu and daughter Manjula Ghattamaneni. The year has been a rough one for the Ghattamaneni family as Mahesh Babu lost his elder brother Ramesh Babu earlier this year. The twin loss has come as a huge jolt to the family.
Mahesh Babu is said to be extremely close to his mother and elder brother. Though Indira Devi avoided public spotlight, Mahesh Babu has often spoken about his mother has been a huge pillar of support in his life and how she shaped him as the person he is today. The family even started the production house named after her, Indira Productions, which bankrolled films like Nani, Pokiri, and Ye Maaya Chesave.
Tollywood fraternity have been making a beeline to Mahesh Babu's residence since morning to pay their last respects. Indira Devi was cremated a few hours ago. Even as the social media is flooded with condolence messages to the star and his family, the stars from the Tamil film industry, too, have expressed their condolences.
Sharing a picture of Mahesh Babu with his mother, Suriya, wrote on his social media handle, " Our deepest condolences and prayers @urstrulyMahesh @ManjulaOfficial Amma will shine her light on you all always! (sic)."
Keerthy Suresh, who was recently seen opposite Mahesh Babu in Sarkaaru Vari Paata, wrote, "#RIPIndiraDevi garu. Heartfelt condolences to @urstrulyMahesh garu, @urstrulynamrata ma'am, #Krishna garu, @ManjulaOfficial akka and family. May god give more strength to you all to bear the loss (sic)."
Sakshi Agarwal wrote, "Our deepest condolences to Mr. Mahesh Babu family and wellwishers.. Om Stay strong @urstrulyMahesh #RIPIndiraDeviGaru (sic)"
DoP Tirunavukkarasu wrote on his social media handle, "My deepest condolences to you and your family Mahesh babu sir. Her love and divineness will guide you forever.